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Law Lawsuits

  • A legal battle is brewing over the giant rabbit who died after a United flight

    The owners of a giant rabbit who they found dead after a United flight want the airline to pay damages and open an outside investigation, according to Reuters.

  • SAO PAULO, May 8- Brazilian state oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Monday a federal court had thrown out a lawsuit seeking to block its divestment of distribution arm BR Distribuidora.

  • Starbucks' Unicorn Frappuccino

    A Brooklyn cafe that created a "Unicorn Latte" is accusing Starbucks of "overshadowing" its drink with the sugary Unicorn Frappuccino in a new lawsuit.

  • Chian's Anbang Insurance has released an open letter that threatened legal action over an article by Caixin calling its ownership structure "opaque."

  • The verdict by a federal jury in New Orleans came in a lawsuit filed by Joseph Boudreaux of Louisiana. William Foster, a spokesman for J&J's Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc unit, said the verdict reflected the case's facts and the appropriateness of Xarelto's prescribing information. In a joint statement, Andy Birchfield and Brian Barr, lawyers for Boudreaux, said...

  • May 3- A federal jury has cleared Bayer AG and Johnson& Johnson of liability in the first trial to flow out of thousands of lawsuits blaming injuries on the blood thinner Xarelto, the drugmakers said on Wednesday. The verdict by a federal jury in New Orleans came in a lawsuit filed by Joseph Boudreaux of Louisiana. It was the first in a series of test trials in the...

  • Protesters carry signs during the Peoples Climate March at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 29, 2017.

    A coalition of environmental groups argues that President Donald Trump unlawfully rescinded an Obama order blocking offshore drilling.

  • May 3- A federal appeals court on Wednesday revived a lawsuit accusing US Airways, now part of American Airlines Group Inc, of refusing to refund a passenger's checked baggage fee even though it delivered her bag a day late. American spokesman Matt Miller said the Fort Worth, Texas- based carrier, which merged with US Airways in 2013, is reviewing its legal options.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 3- An Uber Technologies Inc engineer at the center of a Silicon Valley self-driving technology theft lawsuit received more than $250 million worth of Uber stock which began vesting the day after he left Alphabet Inc's Waymo, lawyers for Waymo said in court on Wednesday. The ride-services company is contesting Waymo's accusation that former...

  • May 3- A federal appeals court on Wednesday revived a lawsuit accusing US Airways, now part of American Airlines Group Inc, of refusing to refund a passenger's checked baggage fee even though it delivered her bag a day late. American, which merged with US Airways in 2013, did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Hickcox-Huffman sued US Airways to...

  • MOSCOW, May 3- Russian business conglomerate Sistema lost over a third of its market value on Wednesday after oil major Rosneft filed a lawsuit against the company for $1.9 billion. Sistema said it could not comment because it had not seen the court documents submitted by Rosneft and Bashneft in a Moscow court on Tuesday. Sistema's Moscow- listed shares were down...

  • Anthony Levandowski, Otto Co-founder and VP of Engineering at Uber.

    Uber goes before a US judge on Wednesday to fight for the right to continue work on its self-driving car program.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 3- Uber Technologies Inc goes before a U.S. judge on Wednesday to fight for the right to continue work on its self-driving car program, the latest phase in a courtroom battle over trade secrets that threatens to topple a central pillar of Uber's growth strategy. The ride-services company is contesting a lawsuit by Alphabet Inc's self-driving...

  • Ambac Assurance Corp, which insures $1.3 billion of COFINA debt, filed a similar lawsuit in San Juan federal court, alleging its constitutional rights were also violated, and including among its defendants Puerto Rico's federal financial oversight board and each of the board's seven members. With $70 billion in debt, a 45- percent poverty rate and...

  • Ambac Assurance Corp, which insures $1.3 billion of COFINA debt, filed a similar lawsuit in San Juan federal court, alleging its constitutional rights were also violated, and including among its defendants Puerto Rico's federal financial oversight board and each of the board's seven members. With $70 billion in debt, a 45- percent poverty rate and...

  • With $70 billion in debt, a 45 percent poverty rate and near-insolvent public health and pension systems, a torrent of litigation could force Puerto Rico into a so-called Title III proceeding- an in-court debt-cutting process similar to U.S. bankruptcy. With no deals reached, the expiration of the freeze opened the floodgates for stakeholders to take Puerto...

  • CHICAGO, May 1- Monsanto Co has terminated an agreement to sell its Precision Planting LLC farm equipment business to machinery maker Deere& Co, the companies said on Monday, ending a legal fight with antitrust authorities over the deal. The U.S. Department of Justice last August filed a lawsuit to block the sale, arguing the deal could make it more expensive for...

  • A pedestrian walks past a building painted with graffiti in San Juan last June.

    CNBC's Leslie Picker reports that Puerto Rico is likely to face lawsuits from creditors over nonpayment of its outstanding debt.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 1- Airbnb Inc and the city of San Francisco have settled a year-long lawsuit over a local ordinance forbidding the home-rental company from taking bookings from hosts who have not properly registered their homes. The settlement, which Airbnb announced during a call with reporters on Monday, marks the latest effort by the company to...

  • Fox News President Bill Shine departs after meeting with then-President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York, November 21, 2016.

    The New York Times' Jim Stewart and Larry Haverty of Gabelli Funds speak to CNBC about the recent headlines involving Fox News. The New York Times' Jim Stewart also weighs in.